Category: Buffalo New York

Initiative to Inspire Economic Growth in New York

It took some time but the empire state board of directors recently approved an initiative for nearly 200 Billion dollars for the creation of three projects that are meant to bring in thousands of jobs and produce even more economic growth for New York at large. The funding for the initiative includes one building that… Read more »

Local Business Increases From Border Interaction

It’s not often these days that you hear anything pleasant about people frequently crossing a border. In fact, the most common stories coming from crossing the Canadian/US border are usually something about the US border patrol detaining people for no reason or humiliating people just because they can. It’s an awful thought, but it happens… Read more »

A More Bustling Buffalo and WNY Economy

Across the state of New York, many communities are expected to experience a more bustling energy over the next few months. The many business and public projects being started all over the state is a great relief to us here at Speed Global Services. As communities throughout the Empire State continue to grow and thrive,… Read more »

What is the 43 North Initiative?

At the turn of the last century, the city of Buffalo was a thriving metropolis with a burgeoning industrial economy. Nestled on the eastern shore of Lake Eerie, it had become a valuable point of trade and distribution between the East Coast, Canada, and Midwestern cities such as Chicago. Hydroelectric power drawn from nearby Niagara… Read more »

The Importance of a Strong Regional Economy

A regional economy in today’s world requires an infusion of jobs from many firms. The major manufacturing mills that built Rust Belt cities like Buffalo have left, but there is plenty of hope for a return to profitable days in Western New York. Every day, newspapers have been printing optimistic reports of jobs from other… Read more »

Transforming Buffalo Abandoned Factories into Indoor Farms

Have you heard of GroOperative? You should, as the group is in the process of transforming Buffalo and the entire region for the better. They are a worker owned farming cooperative that specializes in high-quality, organic produce – including fruit, vegetables, fish, beer, mushrooms, kombutcha and other edibles indoors and year-round – and craft beer…. Read more »

Build It Buffalo and the Effort to Transform the City into America’s Innovation Hub

Imagine a scenario where a city, in an effort to strengthen its manufacturing and improve its business base, courts entrepreneurs and various industry leaders to set up shop in that city. This courting process, however, functions more like an intense competition, similar to the dating reality shows you see on the television – a city… Read more »

Buffalo, NY is Thriving

Buffalo, NY is a city on the rise. Although many have expressed this sentiment over the years, we are now actually witnessing some rising action, as evidenced by the past couple of months, which has seen exciting new developments in the Queen City. TEDxBuffalo occurred on October 15. A group of industrious Buffalonians gave talks… Read more »